DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA
33-9092 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers
Occupational Description:Monitor recreational areas, such as pools, beaches, or ski slopes to provide assistance and protection to participants.
|Geography||Employment||Emp SE*||Mean||Mean SE*||10th||25th||Median||75th||90th|
|EDR 11 - 7 County Twin Cities||1,160||94||$9.34/hr||$0.13/hr||$7.77/hr||$8.29/hr||$9.14/hr||$10.58/hr||$11.63/hr|
|*SE = Standard error, a measure of the statistical reliability of the estimate.|
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|Employment||Median Wage||% Change -|
|Correctional Officers and Jailers||2,120||$22.41/hr||N/A|
|Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics||1,120||$19.46/hr||N/A|
|Private Detectives and Investigators||110||$19.96/hr||N/A|
|Fire Inspectors and Investigators||100||$32.51/hr||N/A|
Tasks for Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers
- Patrols or monitors recreational areas, such as trails, slopes, and swimming areas, on foot, in vehicle, or from tower.
- Observes activities in assigned area with binoculars to detect hazards, disturbances, or safety infractions.
- Contacts emergency medical services in case of serious injury.
- Rescues distressed persons, using rescue techniques and equipment.
- Cautions recreational participant regarding inclement weather, unsafe areas, or illegal conduct.
- Examines injured persons and administers first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, utilizing training and medical supplies and equipment.
- Inspects recreational equipment, such as rope tows, T-bar, J-bar, and chair lifts, for safety hazards and damage or wear.
- Inspects facilities for cleanliness and maintains order in recreational areas.
- Participates in recreational demonstrations to entertain resort guests.
- Instructs participants in skiing, swimming, or other recreational activity.
- Maintains information on emergency medical treatment and weather and beach conditions, using report forms.